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Supervisor - Embedded Engineering (SG 31/32) Job

Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture, and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology, and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Requisition Summary

PACCAR’s Embedded Engineering department, which serves both Kenworth and Peterbilt, has an opening for a Supervisor within the Embedded Engineering team.  The successful candidate must coordinate a cross-functional team of engineers focused on embedded systems development and performance.  The ideal candidate will be able to lead engineers to deliver critical program goals across multiple projects and continue to enhance PACCAR’s global embedded functionality and system development and improvements. 

Essential Functions

  • Lead a team of engineers to decompose requirements specifications into product deliverables and improvements.
  • Manage team deliverables across multiple projects and programs for all stages of product development (Definition, Concept, Engineering, and Verification/Validation), and adapt job responsibilities within the team to ensure successful completion.  This will also include work assignments for the team directed/coordinated by other Supervisory colleagues in the Embedded Engineering team as it relates to dash lamp reduction, systems development, and architecture definition
  • Supervise design and release of embedded systems to heavy commercial trucks
  • Work with counterparts throughout PACCAR to provide a global approach to Embedded Engineering, and maintain corporate specifications where appropriate
  • Develop and maintain department and program resource plans and budgets related to assigned team.
  • Provide written and verbal updates to PACCAR senior management on deliverables progress, program objectives, department strategic goals, or globally aligned roadmaps
  • Recruit, mentor, and develop engineers across Embedded Engineering disciplines.
  • Up to 15% travel (domestic and international) 

Required skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science required.
  • 3+ years of design, validation, or maintenance of embedded systems required with relevant experience in the automotive or trucking industry.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment, manage multiple simultaneous projects, and respond dynamically to shifting priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with automotive or commercial vehicle networks, such as CAN, SAE J1939 and LIN.
  • Knowledge of ISO26262 and ASPiCE.
  • Experience with Application Lifecycle Management and System Modeling tools such as IBM DOORS, IBM Rational Rhapsody, IBM Rational Team Concert, Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow, and HP Quality Center.
  • PACCAR plant and service experience are desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with software design and release, multiplexed communications, diagnostics, powertrain and/or other embedded systems leadership experience
  • Significant experience with advanced features in Microsoft Excel, Project, and PowerPoint.
  • Solid Understanding of Six Sigma disciplines and tools.
  • Prior supervisory experience.
  • Overall product knowledge.


  • Competitive salary, 401k with a 5% match, AND a company-paid Pension Plan after 5 years of service.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Comprehensive Paid Time Off – Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick Leave.
  • Tuition Reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.



PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability corporation. Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups – The Diversity Council, Peterbilt Women’s Initiative (PBWin), Veterans Group, Peterbilt Black Organization for Leadership and Development (B.O.L.D), and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).

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